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This member belongs to the communal bank “Huayna Picchu.” The bank is located in Cusco District, which belongs to Cusco Department.

The member is Sra. Tomasa. She is 50 years old, is single and has 2 children of whom one lives independently and the younger is 19 years old. The member supports her youngest in her schooling. Sra. Tomasa has a small grocery store and also sells clothing on her own. She travels to purchase men's and women's clothing and distributes them to friends and customers. The member wants a loan at this time to invest in the purchase of clothing and basic needs products to stock her grocery.

The member is grateful to those who form a part of her dream through their loans, and she promises to comply with her established re-payment plan.
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La socia pertenece al banco comunal “HUAYNA PICCHU”; El banco está ubicado en el distrito de Cusco, perteneciente a la provincia de Cusco y departamento de Cusco.

La socia es la Sra. Tomasa; ella tiene 50 años de edad y es soltera y tiene 2 hijos de los cuales uno es independiente y la menor de sus hijos tiene 19 años de edad; La socia le sigue apoyando en sus estudios. La socia tiene una tienda de abarrotes ella tambien vende de forma independiente ropa, la socia viaja compra ropa para damas y caballeros y los reparte a sus amistades y a sus cleintes. La socia en esta ocasion desea invertir el prestamo en la compra de ropa y en la compra de productos de primera necesidad para implementar su tiend ade abarrotes.

La socia agradece a quienes forman parte de este sueño mediante este medio y se compromete a cumplir con el pago de sus cuotas en el plazo establecido.

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About Asociación Arariwa
Asociación Arariwa is a large non-governmental organization that started offering microcredit in 1994 to improve the quality of life, skills and equity of the population in the rural Cusco region of Peru. Arariwa serves the southern Andean provinces of Peru, and is distinguished by its efforts to reach the very poor, who often live in isolated rural areas. Arariwa fosters village banking, supports savings accounts, promotes access to education, and empowers women entrepreneurs (who make up 78% of its borrowers).

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  • $12,000
    Average annual income
  • 152
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  • $60,187,950
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    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,000 helped Tomasa to invest in the purchase of clothing and basic needs products to stock her grocery.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 22, 2012
Feb 28, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 15, 2012